3 bedroom detached house for sale

Moreleigh, Totnes

Sold STC £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Character House
  • Stone Barns (without planning consent for change of use)
  • Range of General Purpose Farm Buildings
  • Agricultural Land extending to some 20.15 acres (8.15 hectares)
  • For Sale by Public Auction
  • To be sold in 6 Lots

Full description

Detached character house, stone barns (without planning consent for change of use), range of general purpose farm buildings and agricultural land extending to some 20.15 acres (8.15 hectares) in all.
To be sold in 6 Lots.
For by Public Auction - Thursday 30th November 2017 at 2.00pm.


Situation and Description 
White Parks Farm is situated in the heart of the village of Moreleigh, in the South Hams area of South Devon. The towns of Kingsbridge and Totnes are about 8 miles and 9 miles away respectively, with the A38 dual carriageway expressway, connecting to the M5 motorway and national road network, being about 6 miles to the north.

DESCRIPTION 
White Parks Farm comprises a detached character house, together with a stone barn, range of general purpose modern farm buildings and agricultural land, although all currently sown to grass is of arable quality and extends in total to some 20.15 acres (8.15 hectares), the full extent of which is (in six lots ? see below) is shown on the site plan, forming part of these sales particulars. Details of the six lots, being offered for sale (see 'Method of Sale' below) are as follows:-

LOT 1 ? WHITE PARKS FARMHOUSE (0.06 acres) 
As highlighted orange on the site plan. Situated on the south side and adjoining the public highway leading through the village of Moreleigh, White Parks farmhouse is believed to be constructed of rendered, natural stone walls under a slate roof and offers the following accommodation:-

GROUND FLOOR 

FRONT ENTRANCE PORCH 

ENTRANCE HALL 
Pendant ceiling light, telephone socket, electric fuse board and consumer unit.

SITTING ROOM 
Tiled surround fireplace, wooden mantelpiece above, two night storage heaters, pendant ceiling light.

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 
Solid fuel Rayburn with wooden mantelpiece above, range of floor cupboards, stainless steel sink unit and worksurface, built-in cupboards, under stairs cupboard, pendant ceiling light, door to outside, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

WALK-IN LARDER 
Pendant ceiling light, shelving and cupboards.

REAR ENTRANCE (LEAN-TO) PORCH 
Pendant ceiling light, sink, plumbing for washing machine.

FIRST FLOOR 

LANDING 
Velux roof light, pendant ceiling light, access to roof space, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and immersion heater.

SEPARATE WC 
Low level WC and pendant ceiling light.

FAMILY BATHROOM 
Bath with shower attachment, tiled surround, pedestal wash hand basin, flush ceiling light.

BEDROOM  
Pendant ceiling light, night storage heater, telephone point.

OUTSIDE 
To the rear of the property, a level predominantly lawned garden area with shrub borders and lean-to outhouse. A pedestrian path leads from the back of the house around to the front of the house, which abuts the public highway.

SERVICES 
Metered mains water and electric supplies and mains drainage.

COUNCIL TAX 
The property is in Council Tax Band C and the amount payable for 2017/18 is £1,533.46.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING 
Band F

LOT 2 ? STONE BARN, MODERN FARM BUILDINGS AND YARDS (0.74 ACRES) As highlighted blue on the site plan, this lot c... 

STONE BARN 
Constructed of stone walls, under a predominantly natural slate roof and extending to a total approximate gross internal floor area over two floors of 1,600 square feet (148.74 square metres), this barn offers significant potential for change of use to residential, as a dwelling house, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent. The breakdown of the areas being approximately 96.66 square metres (1,040 square feet) on the ground floor and 52.08 square metres (560 square feet) on the first floor. A former vegetable garden is located directly to the east of the stone barn.

MODERN FARM BUILDINGS 
Constructed using a combination of modern materials, these extend to a total of some 3,043 square feet (282.87 square metres) and can be summarised as follows:- 1. Lean-to Building, against the stone barn ? 6.50m x 4.30m (27.95 square metres) 2. Open fronted General Purpose Building ? 13.10m x 5.50m (72.05 square metres) 3. Former Cow House ? 4.60m x 4.60m (21.16 square metres) 4. Milk Tank Room ? 2.50m x 2.60m (6.50 square metres) 5. General Purpose Farm Building ? 4.05m x 3.30m (13.36 square metres) 6. Lean-to, against cow house ? 5.00m x 5.90m (29.50 square metres) 7. General Purpose Farm Building ? 10.70m x 10.50m (112 square metres) All the measurements given above for the modern farm buildings, being on a gross external floor area basis. The whole of this area making up Lot 2 extends to a total of some 0.74 acres (0.29 hectares) and in addition to the buildings, there are yard areas (some concreted) for use in conjunction with the buildings. Metered mains electric and...

LOT 3 ? FIELD NUMBER 4584 ? 3.02 ACRES (1.22 HECTARES) 
As outlined in purple on the site plan, accessed from the public highway on the south boundary, through an existing gateway, this field has a gentle south facing aspect and borders existing residential development along the south boundary, and other agricultural land on the other three boundaries. Mains Water to trough.

LOT 4 ? FIELD NUMBER 3580 ? 3.52 ACRES (1.42 HECTARES) 
As outlined in yellow on the site plan, access to this land can be gained off the public highway in the south-east corner, through an existing gateway. With a gentle south facing slope, the land is very suitable for accommodating livestock, for grass conservation purposes or equally for recreation/amenity use, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent. Mains Water to trough.

LOT 5 ? FIELD NUMBERS 2906 & 3593 ? 8.84 ACRES (3.57 HECTARES) 
As outlined in red on the site plan, access to this land may be gained off the ?back road?, on the north boundary, through an existing gateway. The land slopes gently to the south and is all down to grass, and offers the potential for recreation/amenity use (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent) or alternatively for continued agricultural use. Mains Water to trough.

LOT 6 ? FIELD NUMBER 2499 ? 3.99 ACRES (1.61 HECTARES) 
As outlined in green on the site plan, access to this land may be gained through an existing gateway on the north boundary against ?back road?. With a gentle south facing slope, the land would be very suitable for recreation/amenity use (subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent) or for continued agricultural use. There is no water supply to this enclosure.

WATER SUPPLY 
A mains water supply (with the stop cock and meter being located in the road at the entrance to the yard and buildings), currently supplies the buildings and the drinking troughs on the land. In the event that Lots 2, 3, 4 and 5 are sold to different purchasers, then the purchasers of lots 3, 4 and 5 will be required to install a sub-meter, for each of their respective lots, and pay the charges as set by South West Water, as appropriate. Lot 2 will have control over the main meter in the road and will therefore be required to invoice Lots 3, 4 and 5 for the water they consume and the purchaser of Lot 2 will have a right to inspect and take the meter readings for each of those respective lots, to generate an invoice on a quarterly basis accordingly.

PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY 
There are no public rights of way across the land.

SPORTING AND MINERAL RIGHTS 
All sporting and mineral rights are included in the sale, as far as are known.

BASIC FARM PAYMENT ENTITLEMENTS 
The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency and the Basic Farm Payment has been claimed against the land in the past. However, there are no Basic Farm Payment entitlements included with the sale of the land whatsoever.

PLAN 
The plan incorporated at the rear of these sales particulars is for identification purposes only and where different from the contract plan, the latter should prevail.

LOCAL AUTHORITY  
South Hams District Council, Follaton House, Plymouth Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NE. Telephone: 01803 861234 Fax: 01803 866151

GUIDE PRICES 
Lot 1 - £150,000 Lot 2 - £90,000 Lot 3 - £25,000 Lot 4 - £30,000 Lot 5 - £70,000 Lot 6 - £35,000 Whole - £400,000

METHOD OF SALE 
The property is being offered for sale by Public Auction (unless sold prior) on Thursday, 30 November 2017 at Moreleigh Village Hall commencing at 2.00pm subject to Rendells and Luscombe Maye's General Conditions of Sale (available upon request from the Agents) and the Special Conditions of Sale appertaining to the property (see below). In order to fulfil the Auctioneers' responsibilities under the Money Laundering Regulations the successful bidder/purchaser will be asked to provide proof of identity at the fall of the hammer. Acceptable documents include: Passport, full driving licence or birth certificate and council tax bill. For further guidance and acceptable combinations of documents contact the Auctioneers.

GENERAL CONDITIONS OF SALE 
Rendells and Luscombe Maye for themselves and the Vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that: 1. These particulars do not constitute an offer or a contract nor any part of an offer or contract. 2. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are without responsibility on the part of Luscombe Maye and Rendells or the Vendor. 3. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statement or representation of fact. 4. Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself/herself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. 5. The Vendor does not make or give, and neither Luscombe Maye and Rendells nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. 6. The successful buyer will be required to pay to the Auctioneers an Administration Fee of...

LEGAL PACK 
A Legal Pack, relating to each of the lots, may be obtained from the Seller's Solicitors, _________________________________. Attention: ________________. Tel: ___________. E-mail: ___________________________ The property is offered for sale subject to the special conditions of sale all of which will be set out in the legal pack.

VIEWINGS 
Strictly by appointment through the Joint Sole Selling Agents, Messrs Rendells of 57 Fore Street, Totnes TQ9 5NL, telephone: 01803 863888 or Luscombe Maye of 62 Fore Street, Kingsbridge TQ7 1PP, telephone: 01548 857474.

DIRECTIONS 
On entering the village of Moreleigh (from Gara Bridge), proceed past the telephone box on the left hand side for a further 200 metres and the cottage will be found on the left hand side, with the entrance to the farmyard, where there is the stone barn, general purpose farm buildings and land to the north of this can be found. Alternatively, if approaching either from the Kingsbridge or Totnes directions, turn off the A381 Kingsbridge to Totnes Road, at Short Cross, following the signs for Moreleigh. On entering the village proceed into the centre and the house will be found on the left hand side, almost opposite the New Inn Public House, and the farm buildings and land on the right hand side, just pass the New Inn. The land will be identified by 'Rendells & Luscombe Maye' for sale boards.

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